TITLE

counterincision

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p494
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "counterincision" is presented. Counterincision refers to a second incision made to promote drainage or relieve the stress on a wound as it is sutured. The term originated from the words "contra" which means against and "incisio" which means incision. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F. A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21224196

 

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